Obituaries

Major Russell L. Wallace “Maj” May 29, 1947 - Jan 23, 2019

Russell L. Wallace, 71, went to be with the Lord on January 23, 2019 after a long illness. Russ was a long time resident of Bradenton, FL starting at the age of seven. He graduated from Manatee High School. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Coast Guard and he served in Vietnam. He […]

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HAZEL FAYE HENDERSON Jan 16, 1930 - Jan 22, 2019

Hazel Faye Henderson, 89, of Tampa, passed away peacefully on January 22, 2019. Hazel was born January 16, 1930, in Greenville, SC, to Martin and Myrtle Craven. She was preceded in death by her husband Luther & numerous family members. She is survived by 2 sons, Bobby (Ida), and Delbert (Toni); 5 daughters, Brenda (Dale), […]

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Steven Douglas Ford Sep 25, 1975 - Jan 19, 2019

Ford, Steven Douglas It is with great sadness that the family of Steven Ford announces his unexpected passing on January 19th, 2019. Born September 25, 1975 and raised in Tampa, FL, Steven passed away in the early morning battling an unassuming illness. Though his life was cut short, Steven lived his life with his whole […]

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FINLAY “FINN” WHEATLEY ROSS Jun 26, 1949 - Jan 18, 2019

Finn, 69, of Valrico, passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019. Finn was born June 26, 1949 in London, England to the late William Paton and Lesley Joyce Ross. He is survived by his wife of 8 years, Tazine Grundy and his sister Fiona Robbins from England. Also surviving are his step children, Edwin, Rebecca […]

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FRED “GENE” FRICKS, JR Dec 02, 1945 - Jan 17, 2019

Fricks, Fred Eugene, Jr,  73, of  Tampa, passed away peacefully January 17, 2019. He is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Edna; 5 sons, Fred E. Fricks, III, David M. Cornish, Daniel R. Cornish, Dennis P. Cornish, and Doug E. Fricks; 22 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, and many friends.

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Christopher Daniel Schindler Nov 10, 1987 - Jan 15, 2019

Christopher Daniel Schindler, 31, was born in Brandon, and passed away January 15, 2019 at his home in Seffner, FL. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jerry and Cheryl Mestas, and Bob and Nancy Schindler; and an aunt, Kathryn Mestas. He is survived by his mother, Kristine Mestas, and his father and stepmother, Carlos […]

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OLLIS BAJON HUGHES Apr 05, 1944 - Jan 11, 2019

Ollis Bajon Hughes, 74, of Riverview, passed away January 11, 2019   Dad was an amazing wood carver and loved spending time with his friends and family. He was a great brother and was always there when you needed him. He had a lot of friends and was loved by all.He loved playing Madden with […]

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SUSAN COURTLAND-MAC NEEL Sep 30, 1942 - Jan 02, 2019

Susan Courtland-MacNeel “Sue” 76,  passed away quietly on Wednesday January 2nd, 2019. She loved her animals and supporting animal groups. She also loved riding on the back of motorcycles, staying connected with friends and family on Facebook, and playing solitaire and soduko on her phone. Sue is survived by her daughter Beth, foster daughter Helen and her daughter […]

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Mary Elizabeth (Allman) Williams Apr 08, 1949 - Dec 29, 2018

Mary Elizabeth (Allman) Williams, 69, of Valrico, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2018. Mary was born April 8, 1949 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Rolland and Elizabeth (Scurlock) Allman. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Edward Williams. Also surviving are her daughters, Shelli and Kelli; granddaughters, Amanda (Steve), Lasea, and […]

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Steven A. Doran May 13, 1955 - Dec 24, 2018

Steven A. Doran, 63, of Brandon, passed away December 24, 2018. Steve had many interests. He loved to travel and used that as the subject for his photography. He also enjoyed ‘do it yourself‘ projects and would tackle anything. He is survived by Dona, his wife of 39 yrs,; Steven, his son; Elisa, his daughter; […]

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Bonnie Jean Wainscott Nov 18, 1954 - Dec 23, 2018

Bonnie Jean Wainscott, 63 of Riverview,Fl passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017.She is survived by her loving family.

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BRUCE A. CUPP Mar 11, 1949 - Dec 20, 2018

It is with deep sadness that the family of Bruce A. Cupp, Sr. announce that he passed away December 20, 2018. Bruce was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He will be loved and missed everyday, and forever, by all who are heartbroken by this loss. Please feel free to leave a message for Bruce’s family by clicking […]

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Jennifer “Jenn” Adell (Mendenhall) Weatherly Dec 05, 1981 - Dec 07, 2018

                Jennifer Adell (Mendenhall) Weatherly, 37 years old, from Seffner, FL, was called home by our Lord Dec. 7, 2018. Jennifer was born Dec. 5, 1981 at St. Joseph’s Womens Hospital to her parents David and Darla Mendenhall. Jenn is survived by her husband, Doug Weatherly; her four children Maverick & Mackenzie Sprankle and twins […]

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SARA NELL “TOTSIE” CLAVILLE HARRELL Jan 01, 1934 - Dec 01, 2018

Harrell, Sara, “Totsie” Nell Claville, 84, died Saturday, December 1, 2018. She loved pottering in her yard, cooking and sewing, and most of all, spending time with her family. Totsie is survived by her husband of 67 years, Buford; her children, Mark (Sue), David (Bonny), and Laure (Chris); her sister, Ann; brother, Richard (Bobbi); 4 […]

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RANDY LEE POLLARD May 27, 1955 - Nov 15, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Randy Lee Pollard announces his passing on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the age of 63. Randy will be loving remembered as a husband, father, son, brother, grandfather and friend. Randy was preceded in death by his parents Elbert Lee Pollard and Winifred Verona (formerly Barber) […]

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RHONDA LYNN WALSH CURP Mar 17, 1956 - Nov 10, 2018

Curp, Rhonda Lynn (Walsh), 62, formerly of the Tampa Bay area, passed away unexpectedly November 11, 2018 in Port St Lucie. She was born on March 17, 1956 in Dayton, Ohio. Rhonda graduated from Meadowdale High School (1974) Cerritos College (1980), and Grand Canyon University (2017). Rhonda was an avid reader and enjoyed the outdoors, […]

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DONALD JOHNSON Jan 06, 1930 - Nov 02, 2018

Donald Johnson, 88, originally from Detroit, MI, and more recently Zephyrhills, FL, died November 2, 2018, at West Bay, a nursing home in Oldsmar, FL, after suffering from Parkinson’s disease and vascular dementia. Don was born on January 6, 1930, in Detroit, to Walborg and Elmer Johnson. He attended public school in Royal Oak, MI, and served in the […]

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Linda Marie (Harmon) Raffety Sep 10, 1946 - Nov 01, 2018

Linda Marie (Harmon) Raffety was born September 10, 1946 to Evelyn Marie Alexander and Willie Wesley Harmon. She often complimented on her physical beauty but her outer beauty was nothing compared to what was within. Linda is survived by: Robert “Bob” Raffety (husband); Gina “Bee” Prince (Kevin), Mwangi  “Eric” Kwesi; Robert P. Raffety (Katonna); Jermaine […]

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JAY THOMAS LANE Jan 30, 1952 - Oct 24, 2018

Jay Thomas Lane, 66, of Winter Haven, FL., died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, at Good Shepard Hospice House in Lakeland, FL. He was born Jan. 30, 1952, in St. Louis, MO. He was the son of the late John Lane and Bonnie Broyles Lane. Survivors also include three children, Shannon Volquardsen of Valrico, FL., Tonia […]

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Marion Patricia Gerber Alexander Mar 25, 1939 - Oct 23, 2018

Marion Patricia Gerber Alexander Alexander, Marion Patricia (Gerber) 79, of Seffner, FL passed away October 23, 2018 after a brave battle with lung cancer. Marion was born March 25, 1939 in Norwalk, Connecticut, to parents Nellie (Allington) Gerber and Gary Gerber. Marion was an active member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Seffner. […]

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Daniel Adrian Perez Apr 07, 1990 - Oct 19, 2018

Dan Perez waa the coolest nerd ever. His hobbies consisted of video games, music, Pokemon, skate boarding, Magic The Gathering, and Fishing. He was always there for his friends and family. He was a kind soul, with a hard exterior.. He felt emotions stronger than most could comprehend.    Dan is survived by his mother […]

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Mary Jo Bashaw Jul 08, 1946 - Oct 16, 2018

Mary Jo Bashaw, 72, of Tampa FL, passed away on October 16, 2018. Mary Jo was known as an artist gifted by God. Highlights of her long artist career included induction into the Davis Island branch of America’s oldest women’s creative association, the League of American Pen Women, in the category of Art; as well […]

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ROBIN MICHELE BERGLUND Jun 23, 1962 - Oct 15, 2018

Robin Michele Berglund, 56, of Valrico, passed away October 15, 2018. She was a beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend. She will be missed dearly by all who are brokenhearted over this loss. Robin graduated from Hood College at Fredrick, Maryland, with an MBA in finance. She was a strong, capable, and kind woman […]

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GLADYS ALVAREZ DeMENA Dec 28, 1948 - Oct 12, 2018

Gladys Alvarez-DeMena 69, passed away Friday, October 12, 2018. She was surrounded by family and loved ones during the wake of her passing as family both cried and laughed at her bedside while sharing personal stories of her extraordinary and remarkable life. She wanted loved ones to know and remember, She was proud of her […]

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Douglas Joseph Powell Aug 07, 1957 - Oct 09, 2018

Douglas Joseph Powell, 61, of Brandon, went home to the Lord on October 9, 2018. Doug was an avid Fisherman and at one time was 2nd in the State of Indiana in Bass Fishing! He Loved Sports and Playing the Guitar! He Loved his Immediate family and his Church Family.  Doug Graduated From Vincennes University […]

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WARREN ALBERT ASHTON Mar 13, 1945 - Oct 07, 2018

Warren Albert Ashton was born March 13, 1945 in Panama, Margarita, Canal Zone to Nathan “Nate“ and Marguerite Pate Ashton.  Warren grew up in the “Zone” with a community of lifelong friends enjoying: playing baseball and football, running track and became an all-around terrific athlete.   He played a rockin’ piano in the style of […]

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JAMES WILSON FREEMAN Feb 19, 1942 - Oct 05, 2018

James Wilson Freeman, 76, passed away October 5, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Alice; two children; six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 1 PM to 3 PM at the VFW  post 6287 US Hwy 41 Apollo Beach, FL 33572  

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DIANA IRENE NEAL May 01, 1951 - Oct 04, 2018

Neal, Diana I, 67, of Lakeland Fl, passed away on October 4, 2018. Diana was born in Gladwin, Michigan and raised in the small town of Beaverton, Michigan. Mom loved to laugh, craft, sew and watch her children grow. She met her best friend and former partner Charles Glenn Savoie in 1970 and they raised […]

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Marty Edward Bearry Apr 18, 1950 - Sep 28, 2018

Marty Edward Bearry April 18, 1950 – September 28, 2018 Marty, the son of Reverend N. J. and Juanita George Bearry (deceased) was born on April 18, 1950 in the Dr’s office over White’s Drug Store in Plant City, FL, and passed away at his home in Dover, FL on September 28, 2018. His loving […]

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Michael Anthony Petruzzi Oct 06, 1983 - Sep 22, 2018

Petruzzi, Michael, 34, of Valrico, went home to the Lord on September 22, 2018. He was a wonderful son, nephew, and friend. His family’s hearts are broken by this loss. Mike so loved the Lord. He loved old amusement parks. He rode an old roller coaster, The Blue Streak, at Conneaut Lake Park over 900 […]

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